Chinese Word Entry

中法新約

Simplified Chinese form: 中法新约

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄈㄚˇ ㄒㄧㄣ ㄩㄝ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōng Fǎ xīn yuē
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 faat3 san1 joek3
Definition: treaty of Tianjin of 1885 ceding Vietnam to France

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Chinese characters used in this word

in, inside, middle, mean, center, central, in the midst of, hit (target), attain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥ (zhōng), ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng)
Cantonese: zung1, zung3
Japanese: チュウ (chuu) / なか (naka)、 うち (uchi)、 あた.る (ataru)
Korean: 중 (jung)
Vietnamese: trung, trúng

method, law, rule, principle, model, system, regulation, statute, France, French
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄚˇ (fǎ), ㄈㄚˋ (fà)
Cantonese: faat3
Japanese: ホウ (hou)、 ハッ (haxtsu)、 ホッ (hoxtsu)、 フラン (furan)、 ハツ (hatsu)、 ホツ (hotsu) / のり (nori)、 おきて (okite)、 のっとる (nottoru)
Korean: 법 (beob)
Vietnamese: pháp
Variants
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new, recent, fresh, modern
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄣ (xīn)
Cantonese: san1
Japanese: シン (shin) / あたら.しい (atarashii)、 あら.た (arata)、 あら- (ara-)、 にい- (nii-)、 にい (nii)
Korean: 신 (sin)
Vietnamese: tân

promise, approximately, shrink, treaty, agreement, covenant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄝ (yuē), ㄧㄠ (yāo), ㄧㄠˋ (yào), ㄉㄧˋ (dì)
Cantonese: joek3
Japanese: ヤク (yaku) / つづ.まる (tsudumaru)、 つづ.める (tsudumeru)、 つづま.やか (tsudumayaka)、 つずめる (tsuzumeru)、 つずまやか (tsuzumayaka)
Korean: 약 (yag), 요 (yo)
Vietnamese: ước
Variants
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